Intuitive Eating Myth #7: It’s strictly conceptual.

Are you familiar with the Descartes quote, “I think, therefore, I am?” Although this was part of an inquiry about whether or not the “self” exists, I always think it highlights how identified we are with our minds, our thoughts, and our cognitive processes. For this reason, it’s not surprising that some people assume Intuitive […]

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Intuitive Eating Myth #6: It’s another “program”.

Hi there, Intuitive Eating is NOT another program! Sorry, I’m not yelling, it’s just that this is such a terrible misconception about this humane approach to eating that I get very worked up about it. What Intuitive Eating does is elevate you to the level of expert of yourself. It provides a framework within which […]

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Intuitive Eating Myth #5: It’s the new thing.

Our next Intuitive Eating myth is that it’s the “new thing.” Intuitive Eating has actually been around since the 1990s but growing interest, scientific research, and diet culture fatigue have created a tipping point of sorts in which Intuitive Eating is hitting a new stride right now.

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Why is sugar so terrifying?

Hi there: For the third week of our Halloween-themed emails, I share my thoughts on why sugar is so terrifying for so many people these days. Also… This year’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo will be in Philadelphia and I’ll be there. If you will be too, I’d love to see you. On Monday, […]

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